Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Documentation for Benjamin H. Higgins and Almira [...]


Census Data

  1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900
Benjamin H. Higgins 39 49 59 70 dead
Almira ([...]) Higgins 29 39 49 59 ? ?
    Winfield S. Higgins dead
    Ellenett Higgins dead
    Jared R. Higgins dead
    Benjamin H. Higgins Jr. 2 11 22 living in separate household
    Bloomfield Higgins 4 m. 10 20 30
[see note below]
    [unnamed] Higgins 4 m. [living? in separate household]
    Fairfield [= unnamed above?] Higgins ? dead
    Myron H. Higgins 2 11 dead

1850 Eden [now Bar Harbor], Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 171, family 177:



1860 Eden [now Bar Harbor], Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 127, family 116. Also living in this household in 1860 was Susan Richardson (68 y., b. Maine).



1870 Eden [now Bar Harbor], Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 244, family 238. Also living in this household in 1870 was Martha Higgins (55 y., b. Maine).



1880 Eden [now Bar Harbor], Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 8, family 8. By 1880, Bloomfield Higgins was married, and he and his wife and son were living in the household of his parents. Also living in this household in 1880 was Martha Higgins (65 y., b. Maine), a "town pauper".